WHO - World Health Organisation

WHO is a specialised agency of the United Nations with 191 Member States. It promotes technical co-operation for health among nations, carries out programmes to control and eradicate disease and strives to improve the quality of human life. WHO works closely with the other UN Agencies, especially IAEA in the field of radiological protection but maintains some of it's own networks particularly REMPAN for emergency medical assistance and GERMON for environmental monitoring.

IRPA is an accredited Non-Governmental Organisation to WHO.

Web site: http://www.who.int/


The WHO develops publications the address the full range of human health issues. Its Publications catalogue provides complete bibliographic and descriptive information for over 1000 publications recently issued by WHO, its Regional Offices, and IARC.